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The Art of Art Appreciation: 53 Paintings Of People Looking At Paintings

paintings of people looking at paintings
Rainy Day People by Karin Jurick

Ever notice how many artists paint people admiring art? So that we observe the observer? There are quite a few, as you’ll soon see. So many that I felt it deserved investigation and I found that despite the commonality of the subject, there are vast and numerous differences. (more…)

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2008 Bombay Sapphire Prize Gallery Of Over 30 Finalists

2008 Bombay Sapphire Prize Gallery Of Over 30 Finalists

It’s that time of year again.
The time when Bombay Sapphire announces the shortlisted finalists for their every growing Glass Competition, this year shown at The Milan Furniture fair. (more…)

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Fabulous Fun For Fornasetti Fanatics: New Rugs, Wallpaper & More

fornasetti for the home

Chances are you are at least familiar with Fornasetti’s Julia plates (above). The numerous black and white (sometimes with gold) illustrated porcelain dishes that sport imagery of “Julia” (who is actually modeled after a woman named Lina Cavalieri), suns and moons and other Fornasetti themes. (more…)

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Gulassa & Company – Industrial, Yet Elegant Furniture, Light Fixtures & More

Gulassa & Company

Do you live in a loft? An arts and crafts bungalow? A japanese minimalist home or a modern cement abode? Want to find unusual furnishings, lights, custom hardware or fireplaces that have both an industrial but elegant feel? That combine organic materials with a stately style? Then you need to know Gulassa & Company (more…)

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Post Apocalyptic Couture: Designer Gas Masks By Diddo

Post Apocalyptic Couture

Contrary to what you may have read, these cool high-end gas masks were not made for Gucci, Louis Vuitton, etc, but instead as art pieces. (more…)

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